Friday, 19 July 2013

Decision 569/2013

Decision on the applications for granting derogation, according to article 9 par. 3 of law 3959/2011, as in force, of the "EUROBANK ERGASIAS BANK SA " regarding the intended notification of its concentrations with the financial institutions "New Proton Bank SA" and "New Postal Savings Bank of Greece SA", according to l. 3959/2011.

Decision 569/2013
File (PDF) Decision 569/2013
Date of Publication of Decision July 19th, 2013
Issue Number of Government Bulletin
Relevant Market

Retail and Business Banking, Financial Services

Subject of the Decision


Legal Framework

Article 9 par. 3 L. 3959/2011

Operative part of the Decision

Derogation was allowed

Notifying company/ies



1. New Proton Bank SA

2. New Postal Savings Bank of Greece ATE

Summary of Decision

The HCC, following no. 5801/19.07.2013 & 5802/19.07.2013 requests for derogation by "EUROBANK ERGASIAS BANK SA", granted derogation, according to article 9 par. 3 of law 3959/2011, from the obligation of not concluding the mergers regarding the intended acquisition by the applicant, through relevant agreements, of the 100% of the shares of the companies under the name: a) "New Postal Savings Bank of Greece SA" and b) "New Proton Bank SA.», without a clearance decision by the HCC. The Bank is obliged to inform the HCC about the progress of the abovementioned transactions.

Judicial Means FinalNo judicial proceedings.
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